Resources

November 21st, 2017 Reports - Financial Inclusion

Financial Inclusion Annual Monitoring Report 2017

by Karen Rowlingson and Stephen McKay

This report is the last in a series of five annual monitoring reports commissioned to monitor progress towards or away from financial inclusion in Britain.

Right arrowRead more
November 21st, 2016 - Financial Inclusion

Financial Inclusion Annual Monitoring Report 2016

by Karen Rowlingson and Stephen McKay

This report is the fourth in a series of five annual monitoring reports commissioned to monitor progress towards or away from financial inclusion in Britain.

Right arrowRead more
November 21st, 2015 Reports - Financial Inclusion

Financial Inclusion Annual Monitoring Report 2015

by Karen Rowlingson and Stephen McKay

This report is the third in a series of five annual monitoring reports commissioned by the Friends Provident Foundation to measure changing levels of financial inclusion in Britai...

Right arrowRead more
November 21st, 2014 Reports - Financial Inclusion

Women’s financial assets and debts

by Jenny Westaway and Stephen McKay

Fawcett launched a new project in March 2006 to plug gaps in understanding of the differences between women’s and men’s financial assets and debt. Although differences in women...

Right arrowRead more
November 21st, 2014 Reports - Financial Inclusion

Living well in retirement

by Tamsin Stirling

An investment and delivery framework to enable low income older home-owners to repair, improve and adapt their homes.

Right arrowRead more
November 21st, 2014 Reports - Financial Inclusion

Financial Inclusion Annual Monitoring Report 2014

by Karen Rowlingson and Stephen McKay

This report is the second in a series of five annual monitoring reports commissioned by the Friends Provident Foundation to measure changing levels of financial inclusion in Britai...

Right arrowRead more
November 21st, 2013 Reports - Financial Inclusion

The Store: evaluation

by Niall Alexander and Alistair Grimes

Derwentside Homes, Prince Bishops Community Bank (PBCB) and their funders and stakeholders, in particular the Friends Provident Foundation and Northern Rock Foundation, wanted to a...

Right arrowRead more
November 21st, 2013 Reports - Financial Inclusion

Can payday loan alternatives be affordable and viable? An evaluation of London Mutual Credit Union’s pilot scheme

by Gareth Evans and Mick McAteer

London Mutual Credit Union (LMCU) had become increasingly alarmed by the escalating and often detrimental use of costly payday loans by already overindebted households. Moreover, i...

Right arrowRead more
November 21st, 2013 Briefing - Financial Inclusion

Emotional relationships with money and financial behaviour: Analysing the Big Money Test

by Friends Provident Charitable Foundation

In 2011 over 100,000 people took part in the BBC LabUK’s Big Money Test, a survey launched on the consumer affairs programme Watchdog.

Right arrowRead more
November 21st, 2013 Papers - Financial Inclusion

How financial inclusion and consumer issues might impact on the new Financial Conduct Authority

The paper reports on a seminar held in 2012 to discuss financial inclusion in the new regulatory environment.

Right arrowRead more
November 21st, 2008 Reports - Financial Inclusion

Financial inclusion in social housing: policy into practice

by Pat Conaty, Karl Dayson, Bob Marchant and Bob Paterson

More than one in four households in Britain is excluded from mainstream financial services. Such exclusion can trigger debt problems which, if unchecked, can lead to eviction and h...

Right arrowRead more